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Lac Dodon
Basic information Name: Lac Dodon
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1993
Country: Canada
Mass:help 800 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 78  (1995)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB
Recommended:  Iron, IAB complex    [explanation]

This is 1 of 57 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, IAB complex.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Metal-rich meteorites, and Iron meteorites
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Writeup from MB 78:

Lac Dodon

Montcalm County, Quebec, Canada

Found 1993, summer

Iron (coarse octahedrite, bandwidth 1.34 mm, IAB)

An iron of 800 g was found by Roland Octernaud of Montreal while walking on his rural property in the company of a geologist friend, who suggested that the object was a meteorite. Analysis: 8.64% Ni; 71 ppm Ga; 377 ppm Ge; 3.30 ppm Ir; Eric Hoffman, Acivation Laboratories Ltd., Ancaster, Ontario, Canada. A purchase of the main mass is under negotiation by Richard Herd, Curator, National Meteorite Collection, Geological Survey of Canada, 601 Booth Street Ottawa, Ontario K1A OE8, Canada. Classification and information: Stephen A. Kissin, Department of Geology, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 5E1, Canada.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 78, Meteoritics 30, 792-796 (1995)
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Geography:

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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (45° 57'N, 73° 55'W)
     Recommended::   (45° 57'N, 73° 55'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Quebec, Canada (plus 9 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 61 approved meteorites from Canada (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 31 impact craters)
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